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Osborne. - - George Losack. - - Edward Buller. - - Andrew Tod. - - Charles Brisbane. - - Edward Ramage• - - John Turner. - - Thomas AleJander. 47 82 After the performance of the~ services, Admiral Elphinstope quitted the command at the Cape, and sailed filf Europe in t/le month of October. He arrived at Crookhaven, in them, was not only liSeral, getlerDUS, ana 1mpitaU. in the extreme, but more like that of {J father than to any thing else to which it could be ~ol'fipared Should the fortune of war again place this most noble-hearted and benevolent mlln ia the ,situl1tion of a prisoner to a British Officer, the writer of this humble, but :affectionate!

Having been before that time Secretary to the Navy Board about ten months. \Vhen did the present arrangement· take place, and to which of the Com_ mittees do you now belong I-The arrangement took place in 1796, and I belong to the Committee of Accounts. When was Mr. Smith appointed Naval Officer at Jamaica I-I cannot say. Do you conceive the Inllructions given to Mr. William Smith, as Naval Officer at J omaica, especially called upon him to carry the premium on his hills, as Naval Officer, td the account of Government (-As an abstract question I say certainly Yes.

Did the Navy Board, as in the instance of Mr. Smitb, acquaint tbe Lords Commissioners of tbe Admiralty that Mr. Dick had not carried his premium~ to account /-To tbe best of my recollection they did not; the Secl·,tary of the: J3\l~rd is more likely to give information upon that subje~t. k) See page 37 infra. T RI! POR. T OF THE 'We have hitherto confined our observations to one part of the S1'lPject only, ,the abuses committed in the drawing of hills of exchange for money taken up for the use of the Naval Department at Jamaica: Did the Navy Board, on the 18th of September 1200, or at any other time, issue any and what directions or order to Mr.

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